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Fort Jones, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Jones had a population of 931 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Jones is located at latitude 41.6085 and longitude -122.8411 in Siskiyou County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Jones (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,759 feet.

The City of Fort Jones (GNIS ID: 2410527) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fort Jones is located within Fort Jones CCD of Siskiyou County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Jones population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Jones: Ottitiewa, Scottsburg, Wheelock.


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Fort Jones, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 931
Population in Households 858
Population in Familes 672
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 1,546
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $222,840
Average Home Value $273,295
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,157
Average Household Income $53,488
Per Capita Income $22,373
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.68% 0.59%
Households 1.07% 0.61%
Families 2.23% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fort Jones, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Jones to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1073 29th
Population Density1 # 667 56th
Diversity Index2 # 1062 30th
Median Household Income # 1134 25th
Per Capita Income # 1024 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.